Eddie Mercado and Dayne Fox are here to breakdown this event with hot takes, possible next fights, as well as reactions to the overall event.
This Saturday’s, Nov. 16th., UFC on ESPN+ 22 event, from the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Russia, featured a co-main between Light Heavyweights, legendary Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua vs. Paul ‘Bearjew’ Craig and a Main Event showcasing a top-ranked Light Heavyweight bout between Jan Blachowicz, coming into the octagon off a win over Luke Rockhold back in July and Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza, ranked #5 Greatest MMA Grappler of All Time by the folks at tapology.com, who entered this bout off of a loss to Jack Hermansson back in April of this year.
Here’s a look at the UFC SAO PAULO RESULTS & new fight records:
UFC on ESPN+ 22 - Sao Paulo - ‘Blachowicz vs. Jacare’ MAIN CARD | SAT. NOV. 16 8PM/5PM ETPT
- 205 lbs - Jan Blachowicz (25-8) DEF. Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza (26-8) - DEC-Split
- 205 lbs - Mauricio Rua (26-11-1) vs. Paul Craig (12-4-1) - ENDS IN A DRAW, SPLIT
- 155 lbs - Charles Oliveira (28-8) DEF. Jared Gordon (15-4) - KO/TKO-Overhand Right & Uppercut at 1:26 in Rd 1
- 185 lbs - André Muniz (19-4) DEF. João Antônio Arroyo (9-3) - DEC-Unanimous
- 185 lbs - Wellington Turman (16-3) DEF. Markus Perez (11-3) - DEC-Unanimous
FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) NONE
PERFORMANCES OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) Randy Brown, Ricardo Ramos. James Krause, and Charles Oliveira
ESPN+ PRELIMS | 5PM/2PM ETPT
170 lbs - James Krause (27-7) DEF. Sérgio Ricardo de Moraes (14-6) - KO/TKO- Right Cross at 4:19 of Rd 3, Total 14:19
145 lbs - Ricardo Ramos (14-2) DEF. Eduardo Garagorri (13-1) - SUB-Rear Naked Choke at 3:57 of Rd 1
155 lbs - Francisco Trinaldo (24-7) DEF. Bobby Green (24-10) - DEC-Unanimous
170 lbs - Randy Brown (12-3) DEF. Warlley Alves (13-4) - SUB-Triangle Choke at 1:22 of Rd 2, Total 6:22
135 lbs - Douglas Andrade (26-3) DEF. Renan Barão (34-9) - DEC-Unanimous
125 lbs - Ariane Lipski (12-5) DEF. Isabella de Pádua (5-2) - DEC-Unanimous
135 lbs - Tracy Cortez (7-1) DEF. Vanessa Melo (10-7) - DEC-Unanimous
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